Roger David Casement

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Roger David Casement

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Birthplace: Kingstown District, Dublin, Ireland, Dublin, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Dublin, Ireland
Death: August 03, 1916 (51)
Pentonville Prison, London, England (Hanged in Pentonville prison, England)
Place of Burial: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain Roger Casement and Anne Jephson
Brother of Agnes Jane Casement; Charles Adam William Ball Casement; Thomas Hugh Jephson Casement; Annie Catherine Casement and Charles Casement

Managed by: Terry Teford Cooper
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About Roger David Casement

Irish Nationalist. Began career in British Colonial service, and was knighted in 1911 for his activities which included exposure of colonial brutalities and exploitation. Joining the Irish Volunteers, during World War I he went to Germany hoping for support for an independent Ireland and attempted to raise an Irish Brigade to fight against England. Arranged for German arms to be shipped in 1916 to support the Easter Rising, but these were captured by the British. He himself had hoped to...

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Roger David Casement's Timeline

1864
September 1, 1864
Kingstown District, Dublin, Ireland, Dublin, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Dublin, Ireland
1865
October 29, 1865
Age 1
Maughold, Isle of Man
1916
August 3, 1916
Age 51
Pentonville Prison, London, England
August 1916
Age 51
Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland